Inventive Paper Calendar Absorbs Ink Everyday for a Month

Ink Calendar is a cleverly designed prototype of a self-advancing calendar by London-based artist Oscar Diaz. The basic idea behind the inventive day tracker is that a vile of ink is absorbed by a trail of paper cut into sequential numeric values–like a row on a calendar. What's especially impressive is that the season-specific color of ink slowly soaks each number within a day's time, allowing one to tell what day it is by how far the ink has made it on the calendar. Furthermore, this gradual progression across each day's double-digit representation provides an awareness of time's passage, especially on a daily scale. By the end of the month, the calendar's numbers are designed to be fully soaked in color.

Oscar Diaz website
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Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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